LAPD to search social media for rioters

Published On July 30, 2011 | By Matt Gratz | Police, police state
Rioters “planking” in the street

Los Angeles police said they plan to scour the Internet for videos that have surfaced showing the melee that erupted in Hollywood this week after an unexpected crowd converged at the film premiere of the “Electric Daisy Carnival Experience.”

Some videos show footage of people jumping on police cars and throwing objects, actions that could result in criminal prosecutions, officials said.

Police did the same thing after the mayhem that followed the Lakers’ victory in the 2010 NBA Finals.

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